SPS Superintendent

Mr. Bruce Smolnisky

Phone: 541.726.3201


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Mr. Bruce Smolnisky

The Springfield School Board appointed Bruce Smolnisky as the interim superintendent for the 2018-19 school year.

Bruce Smolnisky, a well respected and long-time Springfield Public Schools employee, most recently filled the role of the district’s interim director of human resources. Smolnisky has served the Springfield community in a number of positions across our system, including 17 years in district leadership. Prior to joining the district leadership team, Smolnisky was a long-time principal and a special education teacher.  

The School Board overwhelmingly applauded Smolnisky’s commitment to the district and the Springfield community and thanked him for his willingness to ensure that the positivie momentum of Springfield Public Schools continues. With his extensive knowledge of the district, its systems and many partners, Smolnisky is prepared to support the work throughout this transitional year.

“Springfield Public Schools has made great strides in recent years, including significant reinvestments in curriculum, and an increase in our graduation rate,” said Smolnisky. “I am proud to continue to serve and support the work moving forward and assist with the selection process for the next leader that will take our district into the future.” 

Following Smolnisky’s appointment the board moved forward to begin a search process for the next superintendent. 

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